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. president obama's first trip to israel, will he be able to mend fences with prime minister benjamin netanyahu? european stocks plunge after a new bailout measure sparks fears of a run on the banks. >>> first we get to the news live at 5:30 a.m. here at 30 rock in new york city. president obama's renewed push for a grand bargain may be showing some early signs of paying off, at least with one top republican. senator bob corker of tennessee says he could envision raising tax revenue if democrats embrace big changes to medicare and social security. corker's position on sunday puts him at odds with other members of his party including house speaker john boehner who's ruling out the prospect of any new taxes. >> i think there by the way is a chance on a deal. i know the president is saying the right things and we have an opportunity over the next four to five months. i think republicans, if they saw true entitlement reform, would be glad to look at tax reform that generates additional revenues and that doesn't mean increasing rates, that means closing loopholes. it also means arranging o
by israeli newspaper finds 38 percent define president obama's attitude to israel as "hostile." only ten percent view him as favorable. >> coming up the confusion that sent a car into a north bay store. >> the parking changes along a popular san francisco street that >> a massive wildfire continues to rage this morning in tennessee in the smoky mountains destroying dozens of cabins and threatening a neighborhood. 35 cabins have burned to the ground as crews from 25 different agencies battle the 300-acre fire that broke out yesterday afternoon. cabins have been evacuated and homeowners living on the other side of a ridge have been told to prepare to evacuate. no injuries have been reportd and no estimate on when the fire could be maintained. >> f.a.a. officials are investigating the deadly crash of a private plane that slammed into a neighborhood. two of the four people were killed this yesterday's crash. three more people on the ground are in the hospital. the pilot radioed he was having electrical problems right before the crash the at least 200 people in the neighborhood were evacuated
and only found out about the attack after seeing text messages and media. >>> president barack obama will visit israel on his first presidential trip to the country. they are getting ready for increased security calling it the most important visit since former president george bush's in 2009. the president has fence mening to do with israelis if he hopes to restore the middle east peace process. >>> thomas perez will meet with the press secretary. he was in charge of the justice department and he will be the first latino to be nominated for his cabinet. >>> today they plan to take up the issue to require i.d. and they will hear arguments on the issue of whether or not they must proof their sit is sent ship to vote. they will try keep illegal immigrants from voting. >> -- sal, let's look at the traffic, hey, sal. >>> good morning, traffic is look well around the bay area and we are off to a decent start and it looks good heading out to the mcarthur maze, also the morning commute is looking good on the westbound bay bridge coming to the bay area pay gates and there are no major problem
. >>> president barack obama will visit israel on his first presidential trip to the country. they are getting ready for increased security calling it the most important visit since former president george bush's in 2009. the president has fence mening to do with israelis if he hopes to restore the middle east peace process. >>> thomas perez will meet with the press secretary. he was in charge of the justice department and he will be the first latino to be nominated for his cabinet. >>> today they plan to take up the issue to require i.d. and they will hear arguments on the issue of whether or not they must proof their sit is sent ship to vote. they will try keep illegal immigrants from voting. >> -- sal, let's look at the traffic, hey, sal. >>> good morning, traffic is look well around the bay area and we are off to a decent start and it looks good heading out to the mcarthur maze, also the morning commute is looking good on the westbound bay bridge coming to the bay area pay gates and there are no major problems, northbound 280 getting to highway 17, that
, president obama prepares for his first trip to israel since becoming president. before departing tomorrow, some unfinished business, tapping a new labor secretary. >> today i'm proud to nominate a leader to carry on those efforts, as america's next secretary of labor, tom perez. >>> vice president biden in rome, to lead the u.s. delegation at pope francis' inaugural mass. >>> and prince champling to the rescue, after kate gets her heel stuck in a storm grate, the parents-to-be, are they on the same page when it comes to their first child? word is kate wants a boy, and william is hoping for a girl. >>> good day, i'm andrea mitchell live in washington today. and former secretary of state and first lady, hillary clinton, today took the public step that we have seen from president obama, from vice president biden and even from republican senator rob portman. clinton saying that equality for lgbt americans includes the right to marry. joining me now for our daily fix, ruth marcus, editorial columnist for the "washington post." we've seen this evolution and clearly, hillary clinton as secretary
of that unfortunate accident. martha: well critics are calling out president obama's trip to israel for being less about substance and more about photo ops they say. wednesday's trip will be the first time that president obama has visited the u.s. ally as president. i'm joined now by myra miller and adviser to house speaker john boehner and senior vice president at the winston group. and doug schoen, fox news contributor. myra, that is the criticism. the white house says they have a lot of important plans for this trip and it's very significant since it's the president's first trip there, what say you? >> any time the economy is in the situation it is now it tends to evoke questions about why he would go overseas. this is much more about atmospherics over substance. surveys continue to show the american public is very supportive of israel and sympathetic. but it calls i b into question, what is he trying to accomplish with this trip. martha: that is the question. in an interview last october president obama was asked in the heat of the election season. why haven't you been to israel as president.
. >>> president obama will visit israel this week his first presidential trip to the country. police in jerusalem were getting ready for their trip calling it the most important visit since 2009. some 15,000 personnel are being deployed. >>> graffiti in the west bank has already defaced posters of mr. obama but so far the subject matter is light. the protests are over a lack of mobile wireless in the region. >>> gop fundraiser carl rowe fired back at sarah palin that candidates should go back home and run for office. >> i don't think i'm a balding fat guy. if i did run for office and win i would serve out my term i would not leave office midterm. >> reporter: rowe was referring to palin's decision to leave her seat. she also accused rowe of making millions from consultants. rowe spoke out saying he is a volunteer who doesn't take a dine from the superpack. >>> ktvu's mike mibach. >> reporter: this was a picture a little more than a year ago. this is a picture of oakland radicalism today. >> make the rsvp picking up the title. >> reporter: some two dozens hackers meeting inside oakland city hall m
: welcome back. president obama leaves monday nor -- for israel and he said this monday about the theat from iran. >> we would say it would take over a year or so nor -- for iran to actually develop a nuclear weapon but obviously we don't want to cut it too close. chris: which brings us to this week's big question. what do you hear? >> what you hear from the president is him setting a time line in advance of his trip with meeting netanyahu. he knows netanyahu is anxious. he believes it's got to be sooner. he is the one who drew the red line. so he gave them the red line but also extended it. i know some people are going to hear that and say oh, boy -- boy, he said a year. but netanyahu heard at least he's setting one but not the one i want. chris: it's not a note, it's a promise. that's what i hear. >> that's the question. is it a promise? >> i think we are further away from the promise of imminent military action than last summer. what the president has said changes the equation a bit. what they are trying to do now is make it about weaponization rather than enrichment. >> that's interestin
at the campus chapel. one student is still in the hospital. >>> president obama is facing resistance from israel's incoming government as he prepares to embark on his first official visit to israel. his visit happens in two days. israel's new housing minister says prime minister benjamin netanyahu's cabinet plans to keep expanding jewish settlements. president obama had long urged israel to halt building on the disputed land. >>> a new abc news/"washington post" poll shows many more americans continue to side with israel rather than the palestinian authority. but most also prefer to leave peace negotiations between the two sides rather than involve the united states. 55% sympathize more with israel. just 9% sympathize with the palestinian authority. while 18% have no opinion. >>> big trip for president obama. there is a perception by some that -- that the president has devoted more of his energies and his, his vision to arab issues rather than israeli issues. a perception by some, fair or not. so there is a sense that he is going over there to sort of maybe give the impression that he is mending
.com. >>> in israel and the west bank preparations are under way for the arrival of mr. obama. wednesday mr. obama will make his first trip to the ring general as president. crews in jerusalem have been hanging up american flags. the luxurious king david hotel is getting ready to receive the president and his full entour e entourage. chefs have been busy finalizing dishes and anticipating any possible requests. >>> here's your "first look" at this morning's "scrambled politics." former governor mark sanford is the most familiar name in tuesday's house primary. running on the democratic side is liz bet colbert bush. teddy turner, son of media mogul ted turner, hopes to come in second to force a gop runoff next month. >>> former obama campaign manager david cluff says he is done with running presidential campaigns but note to biden. >> she is in both parties right now. by far i think the most interesting candidate. probably the strongest candidate. >> at this weekend's cpac, professional provocateur ann coulter hurled insults at chris christie, who was not invited to attend. >> even cpac had to cut
obama prepares for his first presidential visit to israel, support for the country has never been higher. but that doesn't mean that americans want the white house brokering a peace deal any time soon. we'll preview the president's trip and the unbreakable yet complicated bond between the two countries just ahead. oh this is soft. this is so so soft. hey hun, remember you only need a few sheets. hmph! [ female announcer ] charmin ultra soft is so soft you'll have to remind your family they can use less. ♪ charmin ultra soft is made with extra cushions that are soft and more absorbent. plus you can use four times less. hope you saved some for me. mhmm! you and the kids. we all go. why not enjoy the go with charmin ultra soft. love your passat! um. listen, gary. i bought the last one. nice try. says right here you can get one for $199 a month. you can't believe the lame-stream media, gary. they're all gone. maybe i'll get one. [ male announcer ] now everyone's going to want one. you can't have the same car as me, gary! i'm gettin' one. nope! [ male announcer ] volkswagen springtoberfest
. the mass will take place tomorrow. vice president joe biden arrived in rome overnight. and president obama is leaving the country later this week to israel. it will be the first time, john and diana, that president obama and vice president biden will be out of the country at the same time. back to you. >> thank you, devin dwyer. in washington for us this morning. >>> tomorrow's installation mass begins at 4:30 eastern time. abc news will have live coverage on air and online. >>> two people are dead after their plane crashed into a south bend neighborhood. the jet was having mechanical problems. as it tried to land at a nearby airport. it hit two houses and then became stuck inside a third home. this woman heard the engine struggling. >> all of a sudden, sputtering or something. and then boom. nothing else. got real quiet. about 30 seconds later, i started hearing fire trucks. i said to my husband, i think a plane just crashed. >> the situation in the neighborhood especially dangerous because of the spilled jet fuel. and the structural damage to the homes. >>> now to the guilty verdicts in
you. >> my pleasure. >> ifill: later this week, president obama travels to israel, the west bank and jordan. iran, syria, and reviving the middle east peace process will be high on the agenda. the president faces challenges bridging differences between israelis and palestinians, and fractures within both camps. we'll examine those divisions tonight and tomorrow night. jeffrey brown begins with israel's new government. brown: in jerusalem today, workers literally rolled out the red carpet as part of a final preparations ahead of president obama's trip to the region. at the same time, israel's new coalition government was itself installed. led again by prime minister benjamin netanyahu but including new key players. its formation took weeks of negotiations after netanyahu won re-election in january's parliamentary elections. a victory accompanied by the surprisingly strong second-place finish of yair lapid. today netanyahu had to say about his new government stance on relations with the palestinians. >> with a palestinian partner who is willing to conduct negotiations in good faith
the inmates were captured. >>> preparations for president obama's visit to israel and the west bank are under way this weekend. crews in jerusalem have been hanging up american flags, and the police force is beefing up security. the president is due to arrive on wednesday. it's his first trip to the region as president. >> there was a large amount of cooperation, which is also taking place between the israeli police and american security. and this is the most important visit that is taking place since president bush's visit in 2009. >> the white house says the trip is part of an effort by the president to improve his rocky relationship with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. >>> hundreds of people gathered in san francisco today with the gel of helping undocumented immigrants gain citizenship. the faith in community forum was held in an episcopal church in the mission district. it comes as the president announced that he wants to overhaul immigration laws and put some 11 million immigrants on a path to citizenship. a bipartisan group of senators is expected to introduce a bill on the
issue or one other piece of news going on this week is president obama's trip to israel. front-page story in "the washington post" about that. public wants u.s. out of the middle east dispute, according to a new poll, a new "washington post"/abc news poll that goes along with that sfwore the president's visit to israel. the poll finds that by a wide margin, americans sympathize more with israel than the palestinian authority when it comes to thorny middle east politics. with president obama headed to israel and the occupied palestinian territories, barely more than a quarter of all americans want the administration to take a leading role in peace negotiations there. that according to the abc news/"washington post" poll. they ask, are your sympathies more with israel, the palestinian authority, or neither, 55% said israel, 9% said the palestinian authority, and just 35% said neither or no opinion. host: want to go to john now from woodville, ohio. john, give us your take on this growth and opportunities report by the republican party today. caller: well, i'm not quite sure that
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in syria and will be a critical subject of conversation when president obama makes his first trip to israel as president and sits down with benjamin netanyahu. from the beginning the united states has had extremely good cooperation on the intelligence front from the israeli government. obviously, they are in the neighborhood, syria's neighbor to the south. they have a much better picture here, not only of the state of play with the assad regime and its stability. the sources say a few more months at best for assad, but also the movement of chemical weapons. that exchange of information is critical from the united states' standpoint. while israel was out ahead of the obama administration in saying assad must go, you have to understand it's a little jittery in israel at this moment because they look to the south and what happened in egypt, the rise of the muslim brotherhood, given all the uncertainty of who and what would succeed assad if he were to fall, wolf. important the president and prime minister stay on the same page on this one. >> what do they expect to emerge from president obama's
: president obama on the eve of an historic trip to israel getting set to hold crucial meetings with prime minister benjamin netanyahu. what it will mean for our dealings with iran. jenna: the murder trial for the imposter to called himself character rockefeller. the latest legal developments next. jon: a terrifying scene, a private jet crashes into several homes. tphao* new knee tkaeuls onew details on what may have caused this deadly accident. >> it touched down at least one time and then started to climb again at that point. >> you live so close to the airport, you expect that you might see it one day but hope you don't de pasta, and 100% real cheddar cheese. but what makes stouffer's mac n' cheese best of all. that moment you enjoy it at home. stouffer's. made with care for you or your family. jon: now investigators are on the ground in south bend, indiana where a small plane hit several homes as the crashed into a residential neighborhood. two people are dead including a former college football star. jaimjaime colby has the latest from our newsroom. >> reporter: late breaking news on
by beefing up its missile defense as the president heads to israel. we will ask our sunday panel whether mr. obama has the right answers to foreign policy challenges around the world. and our power player of the week. a celebrity chef combines the classic with the cutting edge. all right now on "fox news sunday." >> chris: hello again and happy st. patrick's day from fox news in washington. the president met with republicans and democrats in both the house and senate this week. but for all of the talk of a grand bar gain there was no sign the two parties are any closer to bridging the divide over our nation's debt. we want to discuss the chances for a deal with two key senators. dick durbin the senate's number two democrat joins us from chicago. tennessee republican bob corker is in chattanooga. gentlemen, while the president was meeting with members of congress, house republicans and senate democrats put out their budget plans which had dramatic differences. let's take a look at them. the gop plan would cut the deficit $4.6 trillion over ten years, all through spending cuts. the democratic
that into the weekend. >>> president obama will visit israel this week on his first presidential trip to that country. police in jerusalem are getting ready for increased security, calling it the most important visit since president bush's in 2009. secretary of state john kerry will accompany the president. president obama will also meet with palestinian leaders in the west bank. political analysts say the president has fence mending to do with both israelis and palestinians if he hopes to revive the stalled middle east peace process. >>> in just about 30 minutes, president obama will nominate assistant attorney general tomas perez. as the labor department secretary. he's been in charge of the civil rights division since 2005. he would be the first latino nominated by president obama for his second-term cabinet. hilda so list resigned in -- solis resigned in january to return home to family. >>> the san francisco symphony canceled its east coast tour because the musicians are on strike. a proposal was rejected to continue performances for a cooling-off period. still no word on when negotiations will
obama heading to israel this week. his first visit to the country as commander in chief. one item likely on the agenda, iran. and its continued pursuit 6 nuclear weapons. "washington post" reporting iran is doubling done on its efforts in the face of severe sanctions with one top cleric saying iran will resist air rrrogant powers. what steps should the united states and israel take to stop iran there developing a nuclear weapon. >> >> you're asking easy questions today. i think the answer is there are no steps. i mean, you could gas up the airplanes and get ready for air strikes, but i'm not sure that will keep iran from getting a nuclear weapon. it will certainly delay them. this country is very intent despite diplomacy, despite sanctions, despite threats of air strikes, they're intent to becoming a nuclear pow person so he we might begin to consider what does the world look like with iran as a nuclear power. wi because they are intent on being a nuclear power. >> i think a lot of the focus in terms of the sanctions has many about the u.s. and western civilization. it's really time now
will warm up. it will be dry and we'll take that into the weekend. >>> president obama will visit israel this week on his first presidential trip to that country. police in jerusalem are getting ready for increased security, calling it the most important visit since president bush's in 2009. secretary of state john kerry will accompany the president. president obama will also meet with palestinian leaders in the west bank. political analysts say the president has fence mending to do with both israelis and palestinians if he hopes to revive the stalled middle east peace process. >>> in just about 30 minutes, president obama will nominate assistant attorney general tomas perez. as the labor department secretary. he's been in charge of the civil rights division since 2005. he would be the first latino nominated by president obama for his second-term cabinet. hilda so list resigned in -- solis resigned in january to return home to family. >>> the san francisco symphony canceled its east coast tour because the musicians are on strike. a proposal w
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developing a nuclear weapon. five years after he visited israel as a candidate, president obama is going there to reassure skeptical israelis about where he stands on iran. >> i have been crystal clear about my position on iran possessing a nuclear weapon. that, that is a red line for us. it's something that would not only be dangerous for israel, but would be dangerous for the world. >> while he says all options are on the table to stop iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, the president also wants to convince israeli leaders to allow more time for diplomacy. >> what we're going to be doing is continue to engage internationally with iran, understanding that we set up the toughest sanctions ever. it's having a significant effect. >> reporter: a tough sell, analysts say, when israel believes iran is closer to a nuclear weapon than the u.s. does. and the tense relationship between the country's leaders doesn't help. >> president obama and prime minister netanyahu have a strained relationship for the last four years. it's difficult to see that this visit is going to change the underlying dy
with mahmoud abbas before traveling back to israel. thursday afternoon in jerusalem president obama will address the israeli people. this will be an attempt -- later he will attend a state dinner at the residence of shimon perez. an attempt to try to fix some of his public relations problem with israelis in general. on friday the president then will head to aman, jordan. where he'll meet with king abdullah and attend a dinner at the palace there. finally on saturday, it is off to the famous city of petra. president obama will tour the ancient city carved into the mountain side before boarding air force one and heading home. it's a trip that does not have a lot of policy expectations. it is filled, of course, with symbolism. while the trip does include stops in the west bank and jordan, this is really about israel and the president's opportunity to heal relations with the israeli leadership and its people. steve clemens is washington editor at large for "the atlantic." also with the new america foundation. steve, what's amazing about this trip and thinking about the peace process and
obama's landmark trip to the mideast. as president obama gets ready for his first visit to israel since his 2008 election, the first time since he's been president. he's set to meet with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu and plans a visit with palestinians, but this trip comes as the palestinians rehe main as dug in as ever and as iran is refusing to budge on the nuclear program. what exactly is mr. obama hoping to accomplish here and why now? why now? >> ambassador john bolton is the former u.n. ambassador to the united nations and a fox news contributor and let's start with that, ambassador. why now? why in year five of the presidency does he now go to israel? >> well, i think because he goes on his terms. there's no domestic political down side now, given that he's faced his last election. so, he can really go and use it for his own purposes, and i think what's interesting here is that there will be a real split on this trip between the public symbolism and the photo opportunities on the one hand, and the substantive conversation that president obama and prime minister netany
in putting states voting online. the full article is at nbcnews.com. >>> meanwhile in israel in the west bank, preparations are under way for the arrival of president obama. on wednesday mr. obama will make his first trip to the region as president. crews in jerusalem have been hanging up u.s. flags. the luxurious king david hotel is getting ready to receive the president and his entourage. they have been finalizing special dishes and anticipating any possible requests. >>> and now for a look at your monday weather. meteorologist bill karins is here. i guess the word of the day is jet stream. >> there's a huge storm off the west coast. it gives us one decent day. the exception up in the northwest. a little tiny storm coming up through southern british columbia bringing showers. a little snow at the high elevations. we're watching that moving down through. you can see headed towards bellingham, light rain showers for you and on the coast. this big storm winding itself up off the coastline here. there's a big, huge moisture plume all the way near hawaii up around this storm. there's a lot of mo
will president obama and israel as we will come and esteemed guest. his support for our security is extraordinary, and his devotion to peace is unshakable. the united states and europe are now working to the other to support peace and stop terror. the greatest danger to peace in the world today is the present iran and regime. it became a dictatorship cloaked in a religious mandate. -- the present iranian regime. iran. threatens iran threatens others. can danger of the independence of the countries. it is manifest the systems of the israeli state. and it smuggles arms to many countries in order to undermine the stability. they deny holocausts. build a aiming to nuclear weapon and deny they're doing it. a nuclear bomb in the hands of the really responsible regime is an eminent danger to the entire world. the european union and the united states through conclusions to the other to create a policy to stop it from happening. you have rightly decided to impose economic sanctions. if they will not respond, other options are on the table. in addition to the nuclear bomb, iran is constructing long-range m
. >>> on tuesday, the day a new pope was installed in rome, president obama makes a sensitive trip to the holy land for his first presidential trip to israel. the trip isn't ambitious. mostly the president seems to be responding to critics who question why he's not been to israel as president. truth is reagan never wept, and president george w. bush only visited during his final months in office. the president, however, is dogged by the perception that he's pulled toward the government of america's strongest ally in the middle east and by the criticism that his outreach to improve relations with the muslim world has been at israel's expense. during an interview on friday with me for "press pass," israel's ambassador to the u.s. sought to downplay any rift. >> there is a u.s./israel relationship which is deep, which is unbreakable, and that's a message of assurance to the people of israel at a very turbulent time in our region and a message to the people of the middle east. >> mr. obama will visit the grave site of theodore hertz el, the father of modern zionism, meant to send a strong signal to the
the bang has -- bank has 40,000 workers and are expected to save the bank $1 billion. >> president obama is preparing to leave for a three day visit to the middle east this week with lowered expectations. the president will depart on wednesday for israel where he hopes to smooth over relations with prime minister binyamin netanyahu. president obama will visit the west bank and will spend just a few hours meeting with palestinians. the latest poll published by an israeli newspaper finds 38 percent of israelis believe president obama's attitude toward their country is hostile. only 10 percent view him as favorable. >> parking is a big issue in san francisco, right in we have so many stories this morning ahead, the parking fight dividing a san francisco neighborhood. >> a plane plunges to the ground and crabs -- crashes into the neighborhood. the passengers and the victims on the grounds and the investigation underway. >> he has not been mayor of san francisco for more than 20 years but this morning, you remember this face, someone is jumping a officials in indiana this morning are vetting
are upset that president obama has not been there sooner and questions his modern-day motives. >> he's probably one of the most anti-israel presidents, certainly, in my lifetime. i see it not so much as a goodwill visit as a carrot and a stick situation, it's the stick. instead of coming to make order. >> carrot and stick. joining me now is former new mexico governor and ambassador bill richardson. politico is pointing out 9 the trip talking about it this way, symbolic on steroids. is this the approach, carrot or the stick? >> well, israel is most important in the middle east. the president hasn't been there. and the relationship with prime minister benjamin netanyahu has been frayed a little bit. so it's an important reinforcement, symbolic visit. but i think the president's also going to talk about a middle east peace package. about laying the groundwork for that. he's going to meet with the palestinians. he's going to meet with the king of jordan. push, i think, the israeli people in that direction. so it's more than symbolism. it's reinforcing a very strong relationship. we have
another little boy at home. >>> president obama expected to announce his pick today for labor secretary. it's tomas perez, assistant attorney general, who heads up civil rights division. the president is preparing for a visit to israel tomorrow. the first international trip of his second term and first of his presidency to jewish state. after visiting jerusalem he'll head to jordan. >>> this is the internal review detailing where the party went wrong in 2012 and how to reverse fortunes for the next election. >> we have to relate things to people's lives. we have to win the math war, which we do a good job of. but we have to learn how to win the heart war. in presidential elections what is plaguing our party. >> this comes after the first sort of votes of 2016 were cast this weekend with kentucky's paul winning cpac straw poll. we're joined live from washington with mark. i took a look at embargoed copy of this report coming out today. there are more than 200 recommendatio recommendations. >> it comes back to demographsidemographic demographics. what was very troubling for them as well a
obama leaves wednesday for the middle east. his first visit to israel as president. he gave an interview to israel too the other day where he talked about one of the things he misses most. he lives not so far from where you live, jennifer. i forget the name of the park -- >> stanton park. >> bill: right. so he lived in the hood here and he liked to just walk around, pop into restraints can't do that anymore. >> obama: sometimes i have this fantasy that i can put on a disguise and wander through teleaeve and go to a bar and have a conversation or go down to a university and meet with students in a setting where it wasn't as formal and we're going to try to find as many opportunities as i can to interact with the israeli people, but you have tapped into something that chases at me. >> bill: i have heard the first lady say the same thing, wouldn't it be nice to go for a walk? no, there was a time. eleanor roosevelt used to do that, but no longer. and imagine having that kind of restriction, right? >> i can't even imagine what that must be like. really an
's not a creature on earth that can resist this. >>> president barack obama about to take his first trip to the middle east since taking office. he'll arrive in israel on wednesday to meet with prime minister benjamin netanyahu. topic one, the threat of a nuclear iran. the president will also travel to the west bake for talks with palestinian authority president e emamannious and he'll make a 24-hour stop in jordan before flying home. >>> tomorrow republicans will kick off an effort to attract new voters and reform way they choose their white house nominee. cnn's political editor is paul sustain hauser and he's here. good to see you, my friend. >> not on the campaign trail. >> republican party chairman reince priebus offered a preview of the plan this morning let's take a look at what he said, and then we'll talk. >> it will include hundreds of people, paid across the country from coast to coast, in hispanic, african-american, asian communities, talking about our party, talking about our brand, talking about what we believe in, going to community events, going to swearing-in ceremonies,
for president obama ahead of his first visit to israel as president. last-minute preparations are under way today at the formal resident of the israeli president perez. american flags are being hoisted and red carpets rolled out for the president's visit. during his three-day visit, he will go to west bank and jordan. he will meet with leaders to talk about regional issues. israel has beefed up security ahead of the president's arrival on wednesday. >> more than 15,000 police officers involved in the police operation on a national level. more than 5,000 police officers every day from a different unit. under cover police unit, special patrol unit, fast response
of ground to cover, martin. i think that one of president obama's goals will be to really send a strong message to prime minister benjamin netanyahu as well as the people of israel and other people in the region that he stands firmly with israel. as you know, the president and the prime minister have had a somewhat rocky relationship. so it's partially to smooth over that relationship. the president has taken some criticism, particularly during the last presidential campaign, that he wasn't a strong enough ally to israel. i think part of it will be to smooth over that perception. but i think you will see the president reiterate the fact the united states will do whatever is necessary to make sure that iran doesn't get a nuclear weapon. of course, that is a big concern for israel and will also sort of reiterate the united states will try to continue to isolate syria and to make sure that at some point assad does step down from power soon. so i think those are two of the key issues you're going to hear him talk about. also, martin, this is not just a trip to talk to the leaders. according
right. >> i think i'm liking him. >> president obama's going to begin his first presidential trip to israel this week. after a sometimes rocky relationship with prime minister benjamin netanyahu. as far as the middle east peace process goes, a new "washington post"/abc news poll shows that 69% of americans think the obama administration should not take a leading role in negotiations. 26% say take a leading role. mika, that is a poll sthat show americans want us to lead from behind. >> tomorrow we're going to take a special look at ten years of war in iraq. veteran journalist bob woodward and iraq veteran paul reickhoff will be with us. >>> up next, what if anything did we learn today? >>> i'm meteorologist bill karins with your business travel forecast. a snowstorm coming for new engla england. a full-fledged all-day event on tuesday. especially the mountainous areas. we're talking about coastal cities not dealing with much. by the time the storm is all over with interior new england is going to have plenty of snow. in many locations, 6 to 12 inches. in the mountains, even more. w
to not have a fair and equal shot at the american dream. [applause] we need to stand with israel. [applause] but we need to stop sending foreign aid to nations that hate us. [cheers] presidenteeks ago, obama canceled white house tours and sent $250 million to egypt. [boos] with no conditions, no strings attached, nothing focused on u.s. national security. he simply wrote a check. we need to get back to growth and opportunity. now, listen spreading the message that our policies work, their policies don't. that government control hurts those struggle technology make the american dream the i can promise you something, abc, "the new york times" none of them are going to help spread the message. we have something more powerful. we have each and every one of you. [applause] the world has changed. there are no longer gate keepers that can decide what the american people get to hear and what they don't get to hear. [applause] so i'm here today asking for each and every one of your help telling the story. how many of you have a cell phone on you right now? i'm going to ask you to take out your cell
take over the labor the garden as obama undertake several were oriented initiatives, including an overhaul of immigration laws and an increase in the minimum- wage. >> all classes' it would not only be dangerous for israel but the world. >> all options are on the table from stopping iran obtaining a nuclear weapon. the president wants to convince israeli leaders for more time for diplomacy. >> we will continue to engage internationally with iran. >> we will set up the toughest sanctions ever is having a significant effect. when israel believes iran is closer to a nuclear weapon in the u.s. does. >> the relationship between the countries' leaders does not help. >> president obama and the prime minister had a strained relationship for the last four years it is difficult to see and it is going to change the underlying dynamic of that relationship. >> that was athena jones reporting. >> while oversees the president will stop in jordan. his visit includes peace talks with jordan leaders and delivering a speech to college students. >> thank you for waking up with kron for moo 4 morni
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